Connecting Readers with Finger Lakes Authors

Love is in the Air Romance Author Panel

Zoom Event

Love is in the air - and in the novels. We hope you'll join FLARE on Thursday, February 10th @ 7:30 for a Zoom event when romance authors Dorothy Callahan, Marci Diehl, and Kate Collier share the secrets to writing romance novels. They'll share the ins and outs of how authors bring love off the […]

Agent and Author Panel

FLARE is excited to host agent Dawn Dowdle from Blue Ridge Literary Agency.  This moderated event will offer insight into the do's and don'ts of querying agents and editors. It's also an opportunity to learn what's hot and what's not in today's book market. Authors and readers are welcome. (Readers might find it interesting to […]

Query Letter Writing Workshop

Zoom Event

Sometimes it's that blasted query letter that keeps us from moving forward on our quest to secure an agent or editor. Join FLARE as we demystify the process with help from literary agents Dawn Dowdle, Laura Stone, and Carol Woien from Blue Ridge Literary Agency. Dawn, Laura, and Carol will critique four query letters and […]

Program: The Pitfalls of Publishing: Scams & Side Eyes

Zoom Event

As an author, it's sometimes hard to decide what to spend your money on in the pursuit of publishing your novel and building your writing business.  From vanity pay-to-play businesses to well meaning, but ineffective services, it can be easy to choose poorly without some guidance. Three time USA Today Bestselling author, Jamie K. Schmidt, […]